This report was written by Julia Rock.

Good things are happening! A new state is on the verge of implementing a $15 minimum wage, and McDonald’s workers are getting ready to strike to demand the fast food giant does the same. Meanwhile, progressives across the country are finding ways to ensure the wealthy pay a fair tax burden — and that could include the inheritors of Jeff Bezos’ Amazon fortune.

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